Maatcard to be launched in Cameroon.

Author:Rosenberg, Anna
Position:AFRICAN BANKER'S WORLD - Brief article

An innovative payment card, the Maatcard, is to be launched in Cameroon. Besides offering the traditional facilities of a standard pre-paid debit card, the Maatcard has another level of security with an acoustic chip using nCryptone technology. That enables doubly secure telephone banking via an international freephone number. Prior to hearing a numerical menu, the card's button must be pressed while held to the phone's mouthpiece which identifies the card before the standard four number pin code is requested.

The system has been...

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